December 4, 2015 | The Afars, a tightly knit Muslim minority in one of the most inhospitable corners of Africa, are determined to keep their home and the culture that sustains them.
Articles by Dan Connell
November 10, 2015 | Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.
August 14, 2015 | Two young women reflect on their decision to flee Eritrea, a small state that produces one of the highest rates of asylum seekers in the world.
April 3, 2015 | International aid and "statebuilding" exercises risk exacerbating ethnic conflicts in Myanmar. Here's a more realistic approach.
February 19, 2015 | Over 35,000 Eritrean refugees live in Israel today. Dubbed a "cancer" by right-wing politicians, just four have been granted asylum.
October 23, 2014 | Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.
April 10, 2014 | Eritrean refugees face human trafficking, exploitation, and hostility throughout North Africa and the Sahel.
October 11, 2005 | Massive injections of U.S. and Soviet arms have kept the war raging between northern and southern Sudan for nearly a half-century.
October 2, 2005 | The latest State Department call for progress in the stalled Ethiopia-Eritrea peace accord--issued this week and coming on the heels of similar expressions of concern by European diplomats last week--is welcome news for those fearing the renewal of war.
August 1, 2001 | The conflict in Sudan is considerably more complicated than the simple north-south, Muslim vs. Christian, Arab vs. African duality many of those now lobbying the administration present.